Vicki Wheaton, Photo-Journalist
Vicki Wheaton, Photo-Journalist

Vicki Wheaton

Photo-Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
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Grand Cayman KY1-1108

T: 345-815-0099
E: vwheaton@pinnaclemedialtd.com

ARTICLES BY VICKI WHEATON

Culture at the Cinema: ‘Swan Lake’

Even those unfamiliar with ballets will have heard of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake.” The magical story has been brought to life on countless stages around the world and even on film.

Kimpton’s Chef’s Counter brings gastronomic delights

The Kimpton Chef’s Counter can accommodate up to 10 diners, offering a personalized encounter with the chefs and mixologists in the open kitchen. You can see the food being prepped and cooked before you, as you are entertained by servers who make sure your glass is kept full at all times.

Be my Valentine

If you are one of the lucky people dating someone on the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day, then perhaps you are preparing to do something other than sitting at home over a pot noodle discussing your workday.

Rock ‘n’ Roll for Heart Fund

Every year the Cayman Heart Fund holds its fundraising gala based on a particular theme. Annual attendees know they are always in for a wonderful night of entertainment, live music and the chance to bid on some fantastic auction items.

February film releases at Regal Camana Bay

Just as January featured a number of movie sequels, so February is following suit. In case you were finally in a place of comfort where you could sleep again, the next film in the “Ring” series is here. Why does anyone watch that video when they know they’ll meet a bad end seven days later?

February concerts in South Florida

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida, home to Hard Rock Live, seems to really have come into its own as a big venue for visiting musical and comedy acts. This month sees Lisa Lampanelli, Jerry Seinfeld, Three Dog Night and more.

Two knights face off in ‘No Man’s Land’

The Culture at the Cinema series at Regal Camana Bay Stadium 6 starts off 2017 with a wonderful comedy. On Saturday, Jan. 21, there will be a screening of Harold Pinter’s “No Man’s Land,” starring Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart.

Muzaic festival brings local music to masses

The public is in for a musical treat during Jan. 20-23 as Cayman’s best musicians and entertainers will be showcased as part of the annual Muzaic festival, organized by Cayman Music and Entertainment Association.

Legendary reggae group entertains at Kimpton resort

Close to 1,000 residents and guests of the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa were treated to a free concert on Saturday night. Grammy award-winning Jamaican reggae group Toots and the Maytals took to the stage set up in front of the hotel’s boardwalk.

Local film ‘Unwritten’ premieres this weekend

There is no doubt that interest in local filmmaking is on the rise. CayFilm and the Poinciana Festival have unearthed a lot of talent, with more enthusiasts blazing trails every year.

‘Music on the Menu’ goes a cappella

It’s rare that the Cayman Arts Festival schedules an evening of music without instrumental accompaniment, but then the Singrays a cappella group is a rare breed of performers.

Manny Pacquiao favorite at Island Rumble

In case you haven’t heard, there is a rumble coming and it’s getting louder. We, of course, are referring to the Island Rumble, scheduled for Saturday, when none other than legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao will be in attendance.

Emeril Lagasse joins in Cayman Cookout

Anyone who has attended Cayman Cookout in the past will be familiar with many of the events on the schedule. The three amigos – Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain and Jose Andres – are always “on the menu,” to the delight of their hordes of fans.

Laugh Cayman, laugh!

Now in its fourth year, The Laugh Cayman Comedy Festival is returning this weekend for three nights of side-splitting jokes. Familiar names from the U.S. stand-up circuit will take to the stage, along with TV celebrities and musical guest artists.

Cayman Islands stars in Robb Report ‘Travel Issue’

The Cayman Islands is featured in the first edition of the 2017 Robb Report, considered by many as the quintessential guide to the best of luxury living. The magazine often features the latest in fine automobiles, cutting-edge home technology products, and five-star vacations.

The best places to see Cayman’s New Year’s Eve fireworks

New Year’s Eve without fireworks is like Christmas Day without turkey. Colorful pyrotechnics lighting up the night sky is an integral part of the celebrations, with numerous venues around Cayman planning spectacular shows.

South Florida’s best upcoming concerts

Much like the movies scheduled for January, concerts are a little thin on the ground. It seems that the majority of artists performing in South Florida this month are geared towards the nostalgic crowd.

What’s playing at Regal Camana Bay in January

We ain’t gonna lie to ya, January is looking a touch bleak for film lovers, which is not breaking news in Hollywood. January – and sometimes February – are considered “dump months,” when studios release productions that they wouldn’t want going up against stronger competition at other times of the year.

May your nights be merry and bright

When driving down Cayman’s roads at night, you may find the traffic slows in certain areas. You will forgive those cars, however, because you too will be mesmerized by the sparkling sights.

Seasonal recipes to make you popular

Mulled wine, eggnog, turkey, ham … all of these are familiar items on the menu when it comes to the festive season. Some are quick and easy to make and some require an awful lot of preparation with a few choice swear words thrown in.
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